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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Fauna vs. ObjectBox vs. OrientDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Object oriented DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#177  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comfauna.comobjectbox.ioorientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.fauna.comdocs.objectbox.iowww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperCognitectFauna, Inc.ObjectBox LimitedOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2012201420172010
Current release1.0.6362, January 20223.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureScalaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIProprietary native APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsuser defined functionsnoJava, Javascript
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peershorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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DatomicFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBObjectBoxOrientDB
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